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of public comment. four of the 11 supervisors voted in favor of mirkarimi keeping his job as sheriff. jane kim is one of them. she calls mirkarimi's act horrific, bruising his wife's arm on new year's eve. it happened days before he was officially sworn into office. >> we had to make an absolutely clear bright line rule as to how you can determine official misconduct in the future because if you aren't able to do that, then you don't set up a clear and predictable rule for future mayors. >> reporter: mayor lee avoided talking to cameras this morning but said, "the board decisions returns a convicted domestic batterer to lead the sheriff's office and i am concerned about our city's nationally recognized domestic violence program." >> we have work to do and that we both need to rise above the politics and get the job done. >> reporter: a majority of the supervisors, seven, did vote in favor of mirkarimi's removal, including scott weiner. >> you're convicted of domestic violence, you shouldn't be the chief elected law enforcement officer in san francisco. and so i felt very strongly about tha
and jane kim voted late last night to overmayor lee's decision to remove mirkarimi on grounds of official misconduct. kim's vote came as a surprise. >> what we were adjudicating was a civil proceeding with how we de fined misconduct. >> i think he has been humbled greatly and i think that is an experience i think that will be tremendously valuable for him and also his works as sheriff. >> late today mirkarimi told us there will be a quote legal response to da gascon's challenge. in san francisco rob ross ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a san jose woman is being treated for second and third degree burns tonight after an explosion in her kitchen. fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused the intense fire at that home t. cell phone video we're showing you here of the fire was given to us. neighbors on street ran outside to see what happened this afternoon. >> i just heard an explosion. i thought it was an earthquake, and i came outside and the smoke was already coming out their -- their front window. >> three other people living in the home escaped without injuries. >>> president obam
lingering criticism of the votes. jane kim, she and her vote are at the sentern of that criticism, since she was appointed by ed lee, who publicly fought against his reinstatement. now, a recall effort, we've seen it before. it's always a lengthy and difficult taskth the paper says to recall a position like the sheriff, it means getting nearly 50,000 signatures to get it on the bal automatic. in our next hour of "mornings on 2," we'll tell you about what else has to happen for a recall to take place. i'm pam cook, let's go back to tori and mike. >>> we have new details in the case of giselle esteban, the woman accused of killing michelle le. yesterday, jurors -- jurors heard the recording when police first interviewed esteban shortly after leappeared. she can be heard in it laughing and crying. the trial is set to resume later this morning. >>> a body has been found in a field in denver. but they are not saying if it is connected for the search for missing 0-year-old jessica ridgeway -- jessica ridgeway. investigators believe she was kidnapped by a stranger. not by someone the family may hav
's and lees camp. john avalos, david campos, jane kim, and the mayor's own opponent tee voted to keep mirkarimi. mirk roadway 3450e spoke to supporters while those supervisors who voted to keep him on the job as he said he did listen to their comments which criticized him for the domestic violence misdemeanor. >> i do not take anything what they say lightly. this whole experience needless to say has a way of changing and trance forming somebody. that is the message i take as sheriff of san francisco loud and clear. >> reporter: now mirkarimi will receive back pay from the time he was suspended. he pled guilty to a false imprisonment charge stemming from a new years eve incident with his wife that suffered a bruised arm and a few months later ed lee did suspend him. he did issue a statement saying domestic violence has no place in our city. we will never be considered a private family matter and never be tolated. coming up we'll have relaxation from campos. live from city hall i'm tara moriarty. >> we'll have more coverage of the mirkarimi vote all morning long. we also have a special
: you saw supervisor jane kim there struggling to explain her vote. this afternoon, she put out a tweet saying that in fact, if there were a recall election, she would support the recall of mirkarimi but dana, she says she did not support the vote to put him out of office. a lot of explaining going on back here at city hall. >> in this cash-strapped city at this time, a recall election would cost a lot of money. a lot of money and time has been spent on this already. >> reporter: that said, there are a lot people upset, domestic violence community said don't be surprised if somebody picks up the ball and runs with th joe vazquez, thank you. >>> a rare thunderstorm warning for parts of the south bay earlier this afternoon. some neighborhoods still getting wet. roberta gonzales tracking it all on hi-def doppler. roberta. >> good evening. all of the activity to the south of the san jose area gilroy with reported hail in that particular neighborhood as well. and this is our very latest live high-def doppler radar. you see the yellow, that's a heavy downpour that's now occurring between hol
avalos, and jane kim. >> the motion is not approved. the charges are not sustained. chaps chaps >> >> reporter: the late night decision. they felt that mirkarimi's guilty plea to self- impresesment against his -- imprison the did not rise to misconduct. the ethics commission voted to remove him from office. supervisor campos said the sole vote from the ethics president is what influenced his decision. >> the definition of official misconduct that is provided in the charter as he said needs to be done interpreted in a narrow way. it has to be a relationship to the duties and because if you don't have that interpretation, then you create a big opening for abuse. >> reporter: and that abuse he's talking about is in reference to the is mayoral power. mirkarimi will receive back pay from the time he was suspended back in march. the whole ordeal stemmed from a new years eve incident from his wife lopez who suffered a bruised arm during the fight. mayor ed lee issued a statement saying he strongly disagrees with the 7-4 vote. will never be considered a private family matter and never t
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